Opelika attempted murder case heads to grand jury

Kelly Leonard (Opelika Police Department)
Kelly Leonard (Opelika Police Department)

OPELIKA, AL (WTVM) - An attempted murder case against an Opelika man, who investigators say stabbed his wife, heads to a grand jury.

Opelika police say 47-year old Kelly Leonard sent a text message to his girlfriend, saying he was going to kill his estranged wife.

Investigators say he broke into her home and stabbed her in the chest and throat on August 15.

Leonard has not been able to make his $850,000 bond and remains at the Lee County Detention Facility.

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